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CALL FOR PAPERS: JUA Special Issue on Black Meccas of the South

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2018 Call for Papers: JUA Special Issue Black Meccas of the South The Journal of Urban Affairs invites article submissions for a special issue on “Black Meccas of the South,” guest edited by Kali-Ahset Amen (Emory University) and Deirdre Oakley (Georgia State University). Employing an inter-American framework to interrogate and reposition the… Continue reading CALL FOR PAPERS: JUA Special Issue on Black Meccas of the South

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Special Issue: Urban Transformations and Spectacles in Brazil

Guest editor: Xuefei Ren This special issue presents a set of articles that critically examine the changing urban governance, politics, and rights to the city in Brazil in the wake of two mega-events: the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics. To date, much of the critical geography scholarship on mega-events has been framed… Continue reading Special Issue: Urban Transformations and Spectacles in Brazil

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Call for Papers: Special Issue on Human Dynamics in Smart and Connected Communities

An Open Call for Submissions: Special Issue of Journal of Urban Affairs on “Human Dynamics in Smart and Connected Communities” Special Issue Guest Editors: Daniel Sui, Ohio State University, USA (Sui.10@osu.edu) & Shih‐Lung Shaw, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA (sshaw@utk.edu) Abstracts due: July 15, 2017 Aims and Scope Advancements in location‐aware technology, information and communication… Continue reading Call for Papers: Special Issue on Human Dynamics in Smart and Connected Communities

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Call for Papers: JUA Special Issue on Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities

Special Issue: Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities Guest Editor: Robert Mark Silverman Submission Deadlines: Abstracts - December 19, 2016 Full Manuscripts - May 15, 2017 There is an expanding body of scholarship focusing on shrinking cities. The phenomenon is global, with notable examples in Europe, North America, Asia, and other parts of… Continue reading Call for Papers: JUA Special Issue on Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities

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Call for Papers: JUA Special Issue on Refugees and the City

By 2030 more than 60% of the world population is projected to live in urban areas. The urbanized world of the future promises to be more diverse but also more unequal both in terms of population distribution as well as the distribution of resources and opportunities.  In addition to the rural-to-urban migration that is shaping… Continue reading Call for Papers: JUA Special Issue on Refugees and the City

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Call for Papers: JUA Special Issue on Actioning the Progressive City

Guest Editors: Ronald K. Vogel and Meghan Joy Submission Deadline: March 31, 2017 There is a serious gap between the problems faced by 21st century cities and their proposed solutions, which are often small-scale, siloed and unsustainable. Paradoxically, as cities face the pressures of poverty, unemployment, social and physical infrastructure degradation, and pollution, they are… Continue reading Call for Papers: JUA Special Issue on Actioning the Progressive City